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Locals named scholar athletes at NGCSU

North Georgia College & State University athletes Charley Whitmire, golf, and Charles Beusse, track, have been named to the Peach Belt Conferences Presidential Honor Roll. Both athletes are graduates of Dawson County High School.

June 30, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Racers make a splash

The Dawsonville Racer swim team participated in a Splash meet in Habersham County on June 19. The meet was held at the Ruby Fulbright Aquatic Center in Cornelia.

June 29, 2010 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Ernie Elliott joins local hall of fame

Dawsonville's Ernie Elliott was among five chosen recently as inductees into the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame for 2010.

June 22, 2010 | Frank Reddy | SPORTS


Girls learn basics of basketball

More than 40 future Dawson County Lady Tiger basketball players took part in a five-day basketball camp last week at Rock Creek Sports Complex.

June 15, 2010 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Barr races his way to championships

Dawsonville native Nick Barr has qualified for the largest amateur motocross race in the world, the 28th annual Air Nautiques/AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships at Loretta Lynn's Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn.

June 15, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Bike race rolls through town

The Tour of Atlanta bike race made a stop in Dawsonville during the Memorial Day weekend. Over 50 riders from throughout the United States participated in the event sanctioned by USA cycling.

June 08, 2010 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Racecar driver going strong

Chase Elliott closes in on the current points leader of the Southern Six Pack Series, Augie Grill, after a strong third-place finish on May 23 at Hickory Motor Speedway.

June 02, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Golf program to take place here

The Atlanta Junior Golf program will be hosting an event at Chestatee Golf Course in Dawsonville on June 30. The tournament is open to junior golfers in a 9-hole and 18-hole format.

June 01, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Elliott makes it two in a row

Chase Elliott's scheduled race at the legendary Winchester Speedway in Indiana didn't turn out like he expected, but he wound up with something even better - a win in the season's second "Show Me The Money" race at Montgomery Motor Speedway in Alabama.

May 11, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Whitmire has good college season

Charley Whitmire, former Dawson County Lady Tiger golfer, recently completed the Peachbelt Conference Tournament for North Georgia College & State University.

April 27, 2010 | From staff reports | SPORTS


Tiger Elite squad finishes big

The Tiger Elite Competition Cheer Squads, based out of Dawsonville, finished their seasons with a win on April 17 in Chattanooga, Tenn.

April 27, 2010 | From staff reports | SPORTS


Elliott pulls top 10 out of race

Chase Elliott and the Aaron's Lucky Dog Crew took their road show to Hickory Motor Speedway, the North Carolina short track known to many as the "Birthplace of NASCAR Stars."

April 14, 2010 | | SPORTS


Elliott finishes seventh in Pensacola

Dawsonville native Chase Elliott finished seventh in the Snowball Derby in Pensacola, Fla. on Dec. 6.

December 29, 2009 | | SPORTS


Kicking it at home for the holidays

University of Tennessee junior punter Chad Cunningham got home for the holidays a day earlier and with his pockets a little fuller.

December 29, 2009 | By Katie B. Davis DCN Regional Staff | SPORTS


New life breathed into historic track

In its 42 years of existence, the half-mile oval track outside Jefferson has seen its share of racing legends going door to door.

November 17, 2009 | By Stephen Gurr DCN Regional Staff | SPORTS


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Dawsonville Racers swim toward a goal

With summer heating up, the Dawsonville Racers are hitting the pool. But the team needs help from the community to keep its swimmers taking laps.

July 07, 2015 | David Renner | SPORTS


Caldwell overcame to earn coveted AAA state title

As Madison Caldwell walked the fairway at Horseshoe Bend Country Club in Roswell, the Dawson County senior doubled over in the pain that she was feeling in the right side of her stomach, taking the breath out of her lungs for a second or two.

June 30, 2015 | By David Thackham DCN regional staff | SPORTS


Blake Palmer keeping professional golf dream alive

Former Dawson County standout Blake Palmer is trying to make a name for himself in professional golf.

June 30, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Elliott finishes second at Michigan International

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott drove to a second place finish in Saturday's Great Clips 250 at Michigan International Speedway, his sixth top-five finish of the season.

June 17, 2015 | From staff reports | SPORTS


Dawsonville Racers dive in

Stephanie Morgan is entering her 15th year as head coach of the Dawsonville Racers swim team.

June 09, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Native part of college softball history

The best season in the history of Auburn University softball came to an end on Sunday.

June 03, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


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